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Not even PM escaped former ethics commissioner’s purview

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 @ 9:23 AM | By Christopher Guly

When the House of Commons resumes sitting later this month, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will undoubtedly face opposition questions about former federal ethics commissioner Mary Dawson’s report last month that found the PM violated several provisions of the federal Conflict of Interest Act when he and his wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, vacationed at a Bahamian island owned by the Aga Khan.

Former federal ethics commissioner Mary DawsonThrough that finding, Dawson’s legacy as commissioner will likely live on into the 2019 federal election campaign.

But the Halifax-born,...